Posts Tagged ‘movie review’
The Wrong Light sheds light on a child sex slavery buster

The Wrong Light

A harrowing documentary on the evils behind the evils behind the child sex slavery industry, "The Wrong Light" is a must-see.
Occupy, Texas

Heartland: Occupy, Texas

“Occupy, Texas” is a family drama with just enough bite to keep it from being too saccharine.


Heartland: Wild Prairie Rose

A gorgeous-looking drama about an independent woman who returns to her South Dakota home in 1952 and finds an unexpected pull for the things she'd left behind.

Heartland: Service to Man

This drama set in the 1960s provides an interesting twist on the familiar tales of racism and integration.


Heartland: Buddy Solitaire

A heartfelt but often predictable film about an awful stand-up comedian who takes a job as a counselor to psychiatric patients.
Bugs on the Menu

Heartland: Bugs on the Menu

A documentary that looks at an untapped food source for mankind.


A Man Called Ove

A splendidly acted and oddly sweet film about a miserable old man who finds he doesn't like the story he's been telling of himself.

The Girl on the Train

This psychosexual thriller desperately wants to be the next "Gone Girl," but the audience will reach the final stop far ahead of the train.


The Birth of a Nation

A film of exquisite beauty exploring the ugliest chapter in the story of America. It is a chorus of rage, sung without malice but also without apology.


An intriguing premise that never builds much of a sense of dread, this Polish/Israeli horror/comedy is a better idea than movie.



Middle-of-the-road animation for kiddies with some humor thrown in for adults that doesn’t really click.

The Hollars

A great big warm, wet hug of a movie, this dramedy about a wayward kid going home is weighted with cliches but rings true and avoids tripping over pretensions.


Blair Witch

You can't recapture lightning in a bottle, but "Blair Witch" is thematically and aesthetically a true inheritor to the original game-changing film.

Complete Unknown

Splendidly acted by Rachel Weisz and Michael Shannon, "Complete Unknown" questions one woman’s false personas and the very concept of identity as a fixed point.